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fresco
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Middlemarch
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  • It contains celebrated frescos designed or painted by Raphael, which most persons think it worth while to visit.
  • Rome has agreed with you, I see—happiness, frescos, the antique—that sort of thing.
  • At first when I enter a room where the walls are covered with frescos, or with rare pictures, I feel a kind of awe—like a child present at great ceremonies where there are grand robes and processions; I feel myself in the presence of some higher life than my own.

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  • I love Michelangelo’s ceiling fresco in the Sistine Chapel.
  • It took a moment before I realized that it was a leafy replica of Michelangelo’s fresco of Adam from the Sistine Chapel.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

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